Indian

How to Cook Rava Kesari (Semolina Pudding)

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Rava Kesari: 1 cup semolina 10 raisins 10 cashew nuts 1 cup ghee 1 tsp ground cardamom 1 ½ cups sugar 1 tsp orange food colour Cooking instructions for Rava Kesari: Empty the cup of semolina into a sauté pan and roast it briskly for 10 seconds, stirring ... Read More »

How to Cook Mango Bread

Yields: 1 loaf Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Mango Bread: 1 big ripe mango, peeled, stoned and roughly chopped 1 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup plain yogurt 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ cup fine semolina Pinch of salt ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped 2 tbsp olive ... Read More »

How to Make Gujiyas

Yields: 8-10 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Gujiyas: For the dough: 4 oz plain flour 2 tbsp plain flour, stirred in a splash of cold water to make a paste ½ tsp fine salt 1 tsp baking soda 14 fl oz water 4 tbsp sunflower oil, warmed For the filling: 3 oz dried figs, ... Read More »

How to Bake Paneer Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ cake Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Paneer Pound Cake: ¾ cup fresh paneer or ricotta, drained ¾ cup cake flour 60 gm unsalted butter, diced 1 egg ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp lemon juice For the ricotta: 1 litre milk 2 ts fresh lemon juice ... Read More »

How to Cook Puran poli

Yields: 15 puran polis Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 1 hr Ingredients needed to make Puran poli: For the dough: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for rolling For the filling: 1 cup yellow pigeon peas 2 tbsp clarified butter, plus more for greasing 1 cup sugar ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp ground green ... Read More »

How to Make Almond Burfi

Serves: 8-12 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Almond Burfi: 1 lb almond paste, broken up 1 cup sugar ¼ cup slivered almonds, finely chopped ½ cup water 8 oz unsalted butter Cooking instructions for Almond Burfi: To make the clarified butter, add a dollop of butter into a heavy skillet and melt it over moderately ... Read More »

How to Make Kulfi

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins + 2 hours (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Kulfi: 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk ½ cup ground pistachio nuts 1 cup cream 2 tsp ground cardamom Cooking instructions for Kulfi: Place the evaporated as well as condensed milk, cream, pistachios plus a dash of cardamom ... Read More »

How to Cook Gulab Jamun

Yields: 16 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 5 hours Ingredients needed to make Gulab Jamun: ¼ cup semolina flour ¼ cup all purpose flour, sifted 1 egg 1 tbsp plain yogurt ½ tsp baking powder 2 ½ cups sugar 8 cups whole milk 1 tsp rosewater 1/8 tsp saffron threads 8 cardamom pods, cracked 3 tbsp ghee or clarified butter, ... Read More »

How to Make Mohan Thal

Yields: 10-15 sweets Preparation time: 30 mins + 5 hours ( inactive) Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Mohan Thal: 180 gms yellow gram flour Seeds of 4 cardamom pods, powdered 160 gms ghee For the sugar syrup: 30 ml milk 180 ml water 200 gms sugar For serving: 2 tbsp chopped pistachios 2 tbsp chopped almonds Cooking instructions ... Read More »

How to Make Chickpea Barfi with Glazed Carrots

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 1hour Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Chickpea Barfi with Glazed Carrots: For the barfi: 2 cups fresh coconut, finely grated 1 cup chick pea flour 3 cups sugar ½ cup clarified butter or ghee, melted 1 cup whole milk ¼ tsp ground cardamom Handful of cashew nuts, roasted For the glazed carrots: 2 carrots ... Read More »